Publication details [#2243]

Cogen, Cathy and Leora Herrmann. 1975. Interactions of the expression 'Let's just say' with the Gricean maxims of conversation. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 1 : 60–68.
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Article in journal
Publication language
Person as a subject


The expression 'Let's just say' is described as an explicit marker indicating that in the following stretch of speech a violation of the maxims of conversation is going to occur, and that the violation is meaningful.